SDTT SRI Partners Meet Presented by: Indian Grameen Services (IGS) A BASIX Group Company BASIX Equity for Equity
Project Briefing Project Title: Scaling Up SRI in Bihar Project Duration: March 2009 to Feb 2010 Project Sanction Value: Rs 4262000/- Target No. of families: 7500 Collaborators : IGS, SHG Federations Partners : Women Development Corporation & ICAR Funder : SDTT
Operational Area 118 141 102 62 256 3426 305 817 Total Registration - 5227
To increase the income of 7,500 small & marginal farmers by 50% increase in their productivity of paddy through SRI method of rice cultivation during kharif 2009.
To demonstrate the potential of SRI for increasing the rice production in state so that more agencies can come forward in this business.
To develop a strong cadre of Village Resource Person, create awareness about SRI and develop a service fee based model for scaling up SRI.
To develop institutions, which will have strong input – output linkage with for regular supply of input and disposal of surplus at fair prices.
Model Of Intervention B A S I X TRAINING MOTIVATIONAL SCHEMES & PROMOTION SHG Fed Implementation of PoP Identification & Selection of VRP Vermi Compost Pit Demo Plots (Farmer Field Training) Registration of Farmer Linkages for Mandwa Weeder , Seeds Community Nursery HANDHOLDING TECHNICAL GUIDANCE LINKAGES
Fee Based Model SHG Federation has registered the farmers for adopting SRI method of rice cultivation. Registration Fee CASE - 1 Members of SHG Federation Rs 125 / Registration CASE - 2 Non Members of SHG Federation Rs 150 / Registration CASE - 3 Both Members & Non Members of SHG federation Rs 350 / Registration
Fee Based Model Break up of Registration Fee CASE – 1 Rs 125 / Registration VRP Commission for SRI registration – Rs 20 Per registration VRP charges for service delivery – Rs 60 Per registration BASIX facilitation charges – Rs 25 / registration SHG Federation Income – Rs 20 / Registration
Fee Based Model Break up of Registration Fee CASE – 2 Rs 150 / Registration VRP Commission for SRI registration – Rs 30 Per registration VRP charges for service delivery – Rs 60 Per registration BASIX facilitation charges – Rs 35 / registration SHG Federation Income – Rs 25 / Registration
Fee Based Model Break up of Registration Fee CASE – 3 Rs 350 / Registration VRP Commission for SRI registration – Rs 30 Per registration VRP charges for service delivery – Rs 100 Per registration Demo Plot – Rs 60 Per registration Bio fertilizers – Rs 60 Per Registration BASIX facilitation charges – Rs 50/ registration SHG Federation Income – Rs 50/ Registration
From 83 Farmers registered in 2007-08 , we could register 5227 Farmers who paid some fee for adopting SRI method of rice cultivation; we also assume that an equal no of farmers have applied some SRI principles and did not get registered with us
First time community nursery was raised with short duration rice 6129 variety of Arize company (1206Kg)
Community nursery is raised for second time with short duration rice variety (Prabhat, foundation seed form RAU Pusa) for 1000 farmers (400 Kg).
1000 farmers are motivated by VRPs to again transplant 8-12 days of young seedling with SRI method in the month of September, these plots will be used as demo plots for farmers field school
Human Resources is critical for Agricultural extension and for SRI adopting hence the most crucial part of our work is to build a cadre of Para -professionals , VRP , train Ropnis and hence building a Farmers training school at Gaya – Partially supported under NAIP program
Private extension service is also to be given emphasis as an important alternative – through various stake holders
Undertake 15,000 SRI with Support from SDTT mainly for Human resource and capacity building support in and around Gaya , Purnea , Muzaffarpur and khunti clusters of Bihar and Jharkhand
Input support to be leveraged from NFSM, NAIP , BSFL and NGO- MFI , Banks
Establish the system of advising farmers through a mobile platform